All posts by Simon Isham

  • French Department works hard to put together end of semester play, ‘Nous jouons Moliere,’ for students

    By Simon Isham– It is not often that one is able to see a foreign language play in such a profoundly monolingual nation as the U.S. It is even more rare for such a play to be...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • Grawmeyer award reciepients speak out on ideas to students

    By Simon Isham and Wes Kerrick– The Grawemeyer Awards were named after H. Charles Grawemeyer, a Louisville native and Speed School graduate whose business savvy made him a respected investor and philanthropist throughout his life. Grawemeyer created...

    • Posted April 16, 2013
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  • In the news: What you missed while you were in class

    By Simon Isham and Maggie Cunningham– Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage case Edie Windsor married Thea Spyer in Canada after a 40-year romantic partnership. After Spyer’s death in 2009, Windsor was faced with $363,000 in federal estate...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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  • Painting the Town PINK

    By Simon Isham– The Multipurpose Room in the SAC is no stranger to fierce and fabulous. As host to PINK, the university’s annual drag variety show, the venue lives a double life. By day, it is a...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • In The News: What you missed while you were in class

    By Simon Isham and Maggie Cunningham– LMPD Mac 24 program graduates 36 recruits A diverse group of 36 recruits has graduated the Louisville Metro Police Department’s MAC 24 program.  Among the recruits, 66 percent have graduate or...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • In the News: What you missed while you were on break

    By Simon Isham, Maggie Cunningham, Wes Kerrick–   Bill Clinton meets with U of L mens’ basketball team after win against Villanova The U of L mens’ basketball team  received a locker room visit after their victory...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • Board of Trustees approve faculty severance packages

    By Simon Isham– Uof L’s Board of Trustees has approved the recently proposed Voluntary Separation Incentive Program, the university’s optional severance package strategy under which experienced professors are encouraged to retire and be relieved by more inexperienced...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • U of L students submit record number of Peace Corps applications

    By Simon Isham– Applications to the Peace Corps coming from the University of Louisville are at a record high, according to officials from the Chicago regional office.Peace Corps Regional Representative Laura Fonseca is responsible for recruiting across...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • Adventures in being vegetarian

    By Simon Isham– When people ask me why I am a vegetarian, I tell them that it is because I do not like the taste of meat. You might be surprised at the limited number of reactions...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • I Have Serious Literary Issues

    By Simon Isham– It is with great pleasure that I write that the edition of the paper you are holding in your hands right now is the culmination of months of thought and effort: our first ever...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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